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'The Dress' becomes huge BuzzFeed traffic driver

There are debates on the Internet... and then there was "The Dress."

If you were online on Thursday night, you know what happened: social media services were overrun with comments about the colors of a woman's dress. Some people saw black and blue;…

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1,000-year-old mummified monk found in statue

A golden statue of a sitting Buddha, smuggled from a temple in China to a market in the Netherlands, revealed an extraordinary secret -- a 1,000-year-old mummified monk.

Researchers discovered the mummy, encased in a cavity in the statue when a…

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Basketball teams banned for throwing game

Two major high school girls basketball teams have been banned from postseason play after allegedly throwing a game.

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NYPD using Patrick Swayze movie for training

The New York City Police Department has apparently turned to a Patrick Swayze cult classic to help teach its officers how to treat civilians.

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Giant catfish caught in Italian river

Catfish come in all varieties, shapes and sizes, some big and some small.

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Pope Francis irks Mexico

The choice of a word by Pope Francis has drawn ire from Mexico's government. And on Wednesday, the Vatican told Mexico that the Pontiff meant no offense.

In a private email to a friend, Francis had lamented increased drug trafficking in his native…

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Hibernating pet tarantulas stolen from crawlspace

A Georgia man says somebody got into a crawlspace under his house and spider-napped some pet tarantulas.

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Drones hover over Paris landmarks

Five drones were reportedly seen flying over sensitive and well-known areas of Paris overnight -- sightings that authorities are investigating, the city prosecutor's office said Tuesday.

The unmanned aerial vehicles were spotted over the Eiffel Tower…

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This man spent $300,000 on one dinner

It may be hard to believe that a dinner bill could reach $300,000, even at a particularly pricey restaurant. But it's actually not hard to do with a party of 30 people ordering bottles of wine with five-figure price tags.

Vice Media Inc. CEO Shane…

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Cops arrest man upset with $50 haircut

Score another one for the do-it-yourself hair trimmers.

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